For the 3 million women who have served in the U.S. military, there's a growing effort to highlight and register their place in history. Going back to the American Revolution, they have held a variety of roles, and are now…
By Judy Woodruff
Two female veterans share their work with Warrior Writers, a nonprofit that fosters healing through artistic expression and storytelling.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Before heading to the hallowed grounds across the Potomac River from the nation's capital, Trump tweeted that "those who died for our great country would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today."…
In our news wrap Monday, President Trump joined other Americans around the country in observing a national day of remembrance, with remarks and ceremonies at Arlington Cemetery. Also, North Korea defied international pressure by firing another test ballistic missile, which…
By PBS NewsHour
On May 10, several dozen veterans from Kentucky spent the day in Washington, D.C., visiting the World War II, Korean War and Vietnam memorials, along with Arlington National Cemetery, before flying back home.
By Steven Watts, The Conversation
From the beginning of his career, John F. Kennedy’s appeal was always more about image than ideology, the emotions he channeled than the policies he advanced, says University of Missouri-Columbia historian Steven Watts…
By Kerry Hanson, The Conversation
Recognition of the risks posed by UV rays has motivated chemists to study what’s going on in our cells when they’re in the sun – and devise modern ways to ward off that damage.
By Associated Press
The president is to deliver his first Memorial Day address and lay a wreath at the cemetery, the final resting place for many U.S. military members and others who have served the country.
In our news wrap Monday, on his last Memorial Day as commander-in-chief, President Obama paid tribute to the nation’s veterans and made special mention of the American soldiers who died this past year in Iraq and Afghanistan. Also, more than…
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